Ritu Jha- It was a huge sigh of relief for International students in the US on learning the Trump administration has agreed to take back the blunt and erratic policy announced July 6, which asked the international students to either take on-campus classes or leave the country. The policy outraged not just the students but […]
Two universities, Harvard and MIT, have filed a lawsuit Wednesday to prevent the United States government from enforcing the new student visa rules, according to a report in The Harvard Crimson.
indica News Bureau- The attorney for an Indian-origin asylum seeker on a hunger strike in an immigrant detention center in Texas says the man has been force-fed fluid through IV drips, according to published reports. Linda Corchado said last week the 35-year-old asylum was brought to meet her in a wheelchair with tubes […]
IANS- Facebook should take new steps, including the issuance of alerts to users, to address the proliferation of fake accounts operated by law enforcement agencies in the US, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a digital civil liberties not-for-profit organization. A report in the Guardian earlier revealed that the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement […]
The detainees allege inhumane treatment, including prolonged detention and solitary confinement Ritu Jha Sikh asylum-seekers held at the Folkston Detention Center in Georgia have been treated inhumanely and are losing hope, according to Asian Americans Advancing Justice Atlanta, a non-profit legal advocacy group. The Folkston Detention Center is a for-profit entity, owned and […]
Silicon Valley University shut down after running afoul of federal standards, leaving many students in limbo Ritu Jha “Why we should be victims of the system?” That was a former student of Silicon Valley University in San Jose, California, which was shut down earlier this month after failing to meet requirements for […]